TEST registration information page

To find term specific registration information, including important dates and deadlines, please select a semester below:

Spring 2014 Registration Information and Dates

Registration for Continuing Students
  • Continuing students schedule an appointment to meet with your faculty advisor.  Advising is from October 14 to November 1
  • Review the courses offered in the class schedule.  Make note of prerequisites.
  • Review DegreeWorks and prepare a draft schedule with general education (if applicable), and major/minor courses.
  • Meet with your faculty advisor to review your draft schedule.  Make changes as appropriate.  Obtain your ARC.
  • Registration for continuing students begins November 4. Your specific time relates to the number of credits you have completed.
  • Check your MyWestern account Registration Status Screen for instructions, the date, time of registration, and any holds on your account.
  • Register at, or as soon after, your registration time to get the best class availability.  Watch for error messages.
  • Go to the tab marked, "student schedule by day and time" to confirm you are registered appropriately.
  • Your bill is due the 1st day of the semester.  Pay by the deadline to avoid late fees.
  • Congratulations on successfully registering for classes.
Registration for New Students

Registration for new students begins November 11.
Go to the Academic Resource Center (ARC) page for further information on advising and registration for new students.

Important Dates and Deadlines:
Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

Full term - January 16
Early 10 week - January 14
Late 10 week - February 19
Early 12 week - January 14
Late 12 week - February 4
Weekend classes must be added no later than the close of business day prior to the class date.

Online instructor permission required only if class is closed or requires special permission.  Should be done online – MyWestern

Instructor permission is required through the drop deadline (see section below).  Adding a class after the drop deadline requires department chair approval.  A signed add form must be turned in to the Office of the Registrar in Taylor Hall.

Drop Course

Full term - January 28
Early 10 week - January 22
Late 10 week - March 6
Early 12 week - January 24
Late 12 week - February 14
Weekend classes must be dropped by contacting the Office of the Registrar at 943-7003, by the close of business day prior to the start of class.

Students must drop a course during the first 15% of the class meetings.

No permission is required to drop a course.  A refund will be given if applicable.  Drops are completed through MyWestern.

Should be done online – MyWestern, except weekend classes which must be done through the Office of the Registrar.

Not Permitted

 (see Withdraw from a Course)

Withdraw from a Course

Full term - March 26
Early 10 week - February 27
Late 10 week - April 4
Early 12 week - March 6
Late 12 week - March 28
Weekend classes are ineligible for withdrawal.

Students must withdraw before two-thirds of class has occurred.

Advisor and instructor signatures required on a withdraw slip.  Will appear on record as a “W”.  No Refund.  Withdraw slip must be turned in to the Office of the Registrar.

Not Permitted.

Total Withdrawal from the University

Handled in the Students Affairs Office, located in Taylor Hall

  
Credit/No Credit Option (Audit)

Same as add deadline.

Must be done in the Office of the Registrar, located in Taylor Hall.

Not Permitted.

Spring Semester 2014 Academic Calendar

Classes begin - January 13
Martin Luther King Day - No classes - January 20
President's Day - No classes - February 17
Spring Break - No classes - March 17-21
Final Exams - May 6-9
Spring Commencement - May 10


Summer 2014 Registration Information and Dates

Registration Information for Continuing Students
  • Registration for continuing students begins on March 3, 2014.
  • Review DegreeWorks and the courses offered in the class schedule.  Make note of prerequisites.
  • Complete a draft schedule with general education (if applicable), and major/minor courses.
  • Meet with your faculty advisor to review your draft schedule.  Make changes as appropriate.  Obtain your ARC.
  • Registration for continuing students begins April 8.  Your specific time relates to the number of credits you have completed.
  • Check your Registration Status Screen in MyWestern account for instructions, the date, time of registration, and any holds on your account.
  • Register at, or as soon after, your registration time to get the best class availability.  Watch for error messages.
  • Go to the tab marked, "student schedule by day and time" to confirm you are registered appropriately.
  • Your bill is due the 1st day of the semester.  Pay by the deadline to avoid late fees.
  • Congratulations on successfully registering for classes.
Registration Information for New Students

Registration for new students begins on March 3, 2014.
Go to the Academic Resource Center (ARC) page for further information on advising and registration for new students.

Important Dates and Deadlines:
Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

May term – May 13
10 week – June 3
1st 5 week – June 3
2nd 5 week – July 8

Weekend classes must be added no later than the close of business day prior to the class date.

Online instructor permission required only if class is closed or requires special permission.  Should be done online – MyWestern.

Instructor permission required through drop deadline.  Should be done online via MyWestern. After drop deadline also requires Department Chair approval.  Must be done in the Office of the Registrar Taylor Hall.

 Drop Course

May term – May 20
10 week – June 16
1st 5 week – June 23
2nd 5 week – July 28
 
Weekend classes must be dropped by contacting the Office of the Registrar at 943-7003, by the close of business day prior to the start of class.

Students must drop a course during the first 15% of the class meetings.

No permission required.  Refund will be given if applicable.

Should be done online – MyWestern, except weekend classes which must be done through the Office of the Registrar.

Not Permitted

(see Withdraw from a Course)

Withdraw From a Course

May term – May 2
10 week – June 3
1st 5 week – June 3
2nd 5 week – July 8
 
Weekend classes are ineligible for withdrawal.

Students must withdraw before two-thirds of class has occurred.

Advisor and instructor signatures required on a withdraw slip.  Will appear on record as a “W”.  No Refund.  Withdraw slip must be turned in to the Office of the Registrar.

Not permitted.

Total Withdrawal from the University

Handled in the Students Affairs Office, located in 300 Taylor Hall

  
Credit/No Credit Option (Audit)

Same as add deadline

Must be done in the Office of the Registrar, located in Taylor Hall

Not Permitted.

Summer 2014 Academic Calendar

Classes begin for 3-week May term classes - May 12
Classes end for 3-week May term classes - May 30

Classes begin for 1st 5 and 10 week classes - June 2
Classes end for 1st 5 week - July 3
Classes end for 1st 10 week - August 8
 

Memorial Day NO CLASSES - May 26

2nd 5 week begins - July 7
2nd 5 week ends - August 8

Independence Day NO CLASSES - July 4


Fall 2014 Registration Information and Dates (Tentative)

Registration for Continuing Students
  • Continuing students schedule an appointment to meet with your faculty advisor.  Advising is on March 10-14 and March 24-April 4.
  • Registration for continuing students begins April 7. Your specific time relates to the number of credits you have completed.
  • Review the courses offered in the class schedule.  Make note of prerequisites.
  • Review DegreeWorks and prepare a draft schedule with general education (if applicable), and major/minor courses.
  • Meet with your faculty advisor to review your draft schedule.  Make changes as appropriate.  Obtain your ARC.
  • Check your MyWestern account Registration Status Screen for instructions, the date, time of registration, and any holds on your account.
  • Register at, or as soon after, your registration time to get the best class availability.  Watch for error messages.
  • Go to the tab marked, "student schedule by day and time" to confirm you are registered appropriately.
  • Your bill is due the 1st day of the semester.  Pay by the deadline to avoid late fees.
  • Congratulations on successfully registering for classes.
Registration for New Students

Registration for new students begins May 1.
Go to the Academic Resource Center (ARC) page for further information on advising and registration for new students.

Important Dates and Deadlines:
Desired ChangeDeadlinesWithin DeadlinesAfter Deadlines
Add Course

Full term - August 25
Early 10 week - August 28
Late 10 week - October 2
Early 12 week - August 28
Late 12 week - September 18

Weekend classes must be added no later than the close of business day prior to the class date.

Online instructor permission required only if class is closed or requires special permission.  Should be done online – MyWestern

Instructor permission is required through the drop deadline (see section below).  Adding a class after the drop deadline requires department chair approval.  A signed add form must be turned in to the Office of the Registrar in Taylor Hall.

Drop Course

Full term - September 10
Early 10 week - September 4
Late 10 week - October 8
Early 12 week - September 6
Late 12 week - September 27

Weekend classes must be dropped by contacting the Office of the Registrar at 943-7003, by the close of business day prior to the start of class.

Students must drop a course during the first 15% of the class meetings.

No permission is required to drop a course.  A refund will be given if applicable.  Drops are completed through MyWestern.

Should be done online – MyWestern, except weekend classes which must be done through the Office of the Registrar.

Not Permitted

 (see Withdraw from a Course)

Withdraw from a Course

Full term - November 5
Early 10 week - October 10
Late 10 week - November 14
Early 12 week - October 18
Late 12 week - November 8

Weekend classes are ineligible for withdrawal.

Students must withdraw before two-thirds of class has occurred.

Advisor and instructor signatures required on a withdraw slip.  Will appear on record as a “W”.  No Refund.  Withdraw slip must be turned in to the Office of the Registrar.

Not Permitted.

Total Withdrawal from the University

Handled in the Students Affairs Office, located in 300 Taylor Hall

  
Credit/No Credit Option (Audit)

Same as add deadline.

Must be done in the Office of the Registrar, located in Taylor Hall.

Not Permitted.

Fall Semester 2014 Academic Calendar

Classes begin - August 25
Labor Day - No classes - September 1
Mid-Fall Break - No classes - October 10
Thanksgiving Break - No classes - November 24-28
Final Exams - December 15-18


General Registration Information

Academic Policies

  • Academic Policies are found in the current University Catalog beginning on page 23.

  • Eligibility for Athletics, Financial Aid and Veterans Benefits is 12 credits in a 16 week term.

  • A standard course load is 15 credits. Students may enroll in 18 credits without special approval.  Refer to your catalog for information about taking more than 18 credits.

  •  Student doing an independent or directed study or an internship must complete a variable credit form and return it to the Office of the Registrar prior to the start of the course work.

Changing Residency

The petition for in-state tuition classification and accompanying documentation must be submitted to the Admissions Office no later than the first day of class for that term in order to be considered an in-state student for that term.

Attendance on the First Day of Classes

Students who plan to complete all degree requirements by the end of the term must have filed an Intent to Graduate form with the Office of the Registrar by the end of their Junior Year.  If this has not been completed, students should meet with their advisors immediately to initiate the process.